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Hide Formatting Symbols - Word
How to hide the hard returns, dots, arrows, and other formatting symbols that appear in a Word document. This process also works in Word 2013.
Step 1:Open the document with the formatting symbols.

Step 2:Under the Home tab and Paragraph group, click the Show/Hide symbol. It will no longer be highlighted orange.

Step 3:The next time you start up Word, it will not show the formatting symbols. Toggle this button on or off to show or hide formatting symbols.
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